The CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) was conducted today. CTET Paper-1 was held from 9.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon and candidates can check out the answer keys here. The answer keys have been released and analyzed by educators and teachers.
SO far the cut-offs are concerned, for the General category, the minimum mark required for qualification is 60% (90 out of 150). The minimum mark for qualification for the reserved category is 55% (85 out of 150). Candidates can match their answers with the key to get an estimated assessment of their exam.
Candidates reported that the Pedagogy section was somewhat hectic and it seemed that the weightage was more. Questions from Child Development and Environmental Science were relatively easy and based on facts. For Maths, some expressed that the timing for calculations was less and thereby moderate. Many students reported that a better understanding of Pedagogy was needed to attempt the questions.
Candidates who appeared for Paper 1 today can go through these video solutions posted by several CTET exam experts on the streaming platform Youtube:
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|DK Gupta: Online Video For Govt. Exams||Click Here|
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|M.S SSC NOTES for all||Click Here|
These are, however, not the official answer key. Candidates have been informed that a scanned copy of their answer sheet along with the answer key will be posted on the official website ctet.nic.in. It is expected that the answer keys will be uploaded by January. All the OMR sheets are machine-gradable and repeatedly checked before the release of the official result. The official notice said that no requests or questions will be entertained after a certain date (to be notified). The final result will be announced on February 15. 2022.
Paper 1 is conducted for candidates who intend to be a teacher for Class 1-5. Paper 2 is conducted for candidates who intend to teach Classes 6-8. Candidates who want to teach Classes 1-8 have to appear for both papers.
All the questions asked in the paper were multiple choice. There were 150 questions in total and the paper was for 150 marks. It was divided into five sub-sections of 30 questions each. These sections were Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics, and Environmental Science respectively. There is no provision of negative marking in the exam.